What does it take to secure 160 million Americans privacy? Greg Crabb, former Chief Information Security Officer at US Postal Service joins Tech Transforms to talk about his experiences from his time as Projects Coordinator for International Fraud to his role in the 2020 US Presidential Election.
Episode Table of Contents[00:42] Greg Crabb in the House, Founder of 10-8 Cyber
[10:33] Good Guys Get Together With Greg Crabb
[20:05] They Want To Do the Right Thing
[29:32] Greg Crabb Had a Long, Deep, and Intense Service
Episode Links and Resourceshttps://www.linkedin.com/in/gregorycrabb/ (Greg Crabb)
https://www.secretservice.gov/ (Secret Service)
https://www.theiacpconference.org/ (Chief of Police Conference)
http://he.net/ (Hurricane Electric)
https://www.cyberscoop.com/sergey-pavlovich-hacker-russia-arrest/ (Sergey Pavlovich)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R._James_Woolsey_Jr. (James Woolsey)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dmitry_Pavlovich_Golubev (Damitri Gluboph)
https://www.britannica.com/topic/Orange-Revolution (Orange Revolution)
http://government.ru/en/department/113/ (Russian FSB)
https://www.cisecurity.org/solarwinds/ (Solar Winds)
https://www.cisa.gov/christopher-c-krebs (Chris Krebbs)
https://www.linkedin.com/in/matt-hartman-38a59a2/ (Matt Heartman)
https://www.linkedin.com/in/byjennlim/ (Jen Limb)
https://www.deliveringhappiness.com/ (Delivering Happiness)
https://www.linkedin.com/in/adammgrant/ (Adam Grant)
Greg Crabb in the House, Founder of 10-8 CyberCarolyn: Today, our guest is a rockstar. His background just blew me away.https://www.linkedin.com/in/gregorycrabb/ ( Greg Crabb), founder of 10-8 Cyber and strategic advisor to several organizations, but that doesn't even scratch the tip of the iceberg of who our guest is today.
Greg: Thank you, Carolyn. I enjoy the opportunity to chat.
Carolyn: You recently retired after 20 years with the US Postal Service where you wore many hats. From being a project coordinator for international fraud, assistant director of economic crimes, you ended your career as the chief information security officer and vice president of USPS. That's the very tip of the iceberg of your career. I want to kick it over to you and have you tell us your story.
Greg: The mission of my life has been to protect others and drive benefits for society. I was grateful enough to have the opportunity to retire last year after 30 years of federal service. When I joined the postal service in the mid-90s, I spent the first several years of my career being an auditor. I was responsible for the old electronic data processing controls portion of the financial audit. There I learned an amazing amount of information about how computers work, mainframes, networking, and all that sort of thing.
In 2000, I transitioned to spend seven years investigating the origins of Eastern European organized cyber crime. That was an amazing experience. I got the opportunity to really attack an organized crime group. It was based out of Ukraine and had splinters all over the world. I worked with Europol and Interpol, the Secret Service, the FBI, and many other organizations in between.
Bigger and Better Things for Greg CrabbGreg: In about 2005, I moved to Washington to take on bigger and better things. Then in 2010, the international supply chain was attacked with some parcel bombs from AQAP. AQAP put PETN, it's the liquid explosive that we all know as why we can't carry water bottles onto airplanes. It completely changed the security model of how international supply chains...